Bankrupt Garlock, Asbestos Trusts Spar Over Docs

Law360, New York (November 8, 2010, 5:30 PM EST) -- The judge overseeing Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC's bankruptcy has agreed to shorten the notice time for an upcoming hearing on an evolving nationwide war over document discovery that pits bankrupt companies and insurers against asbestos trust funds and claims processors.

Judge George R. Hodges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina on Thursday agreed to a request filed by a group of personal injury funds, trust advisory committees and others to hold a hearing Nov. 18 about whether they can get...
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